The Best Colleges for a 4.0 GPA

What colleges will likely accept a 4.0 grade point average?

A high school GPA of 4.0 or A average likely places you in the middle of the academic range at these schools. CollegeSimply has parsed the reported incoming freshman grade point averages for a large portion of U.S. schools and selected 194 target colleges where students have a competitive chance of getting in with a 4.0. These colleges are ranked by their position on the CollegeSimply best colleges ranking. This list is intended as a guide of schools to filter further and a recommendation of colleges which have historically accepted students in the 4.0 range.

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Displaying 194 target schools where your GPA is within the typical range of past accepted applicants. You have a competitive chance at being accepted but admission is not a sure thing. Hint: You also have 33 reach schools and 1,123 safety schools you can consider.

    • SAT Range 1400/1550
    • ACT Range 33/35
    • Average HS GPA 3.91*
    • Students: 12,607
    • Tuition:$53,391
      Admissions Standards  Exceptionally High Standards
    • Your 4.0 GPA  Avg
    • Acceptance Rate 18%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 21%
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    University of Notre Dame

    • SAT Range 1470/1570
    • ACT Range 32/35
    • Average HS GPA 3.92*
    • Students: 15,852
    • Tuition:$53,399
      Admissions Standards  Exceptionally High Standards
    • Your 4.0 GPA  Avg
    • Acceptance Rate 15%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 18%
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    Washington University in St Louis

    • SAT Range 1460/1550
    • ACT Range 34/35
    • Average HS GPA 3.9
    • Students: 390
    • Tuition:$53,736
      Admissions Standards  Exceptionally High Standards
    • Your 4.0 GPA  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 16%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 19%
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    Olin College of Engineering

    • SAT Range 1370/1530
    • ACT Range 31/34
    • Average HS GPA 3.89*
    • Students: 19,204
    • Tuition:$54,104
      Admissions Standards  Exceptionally High Standards
    • Your 4.0 GPA  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 15%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 19%
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    Georgetown University

    • SAT Range 1320/1530
    • ACT Range 31/35
    • Average HS GPA 3.86
    • Students: 42,501
    • Tuition:$14,184
      Admissions Standards  Exceptionally High Standards
    • Your 4.0 GPA  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 15%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 20%
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    University of California Berkeley

    • SAT Range 1350/1530
    • ACT Range 31/34
    • Average HS GPA 3.9*
    • Students: 2,097
    • Tuition:$54,759
      Admissions Standards  Exceptionally High Standards
    • Your 4.0 GPA  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 20%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 24%
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    Carleton College

    • SAT Range 1450/1550
    • ACT Range 33/35
    • Average HS GPA 3.69
    • Students: 14,029
    • Tuition:$55,465
      Admissions Standards  Exceptionally High Standards
    • Your 4.0 GPA  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 17%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 30%
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    Carnegie Mellon University

    • SAT Range 1330/1520
    • ACT Range 30/34
    • Average HS GPA 3.86*
    • Students: 2,534
    • Tuition:$53,732
      Admissions Standards  Exceptionally High Standards
    • Your 4.0 GPA  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 20%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 26%
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    Wellesley College

    • SAT Range 1380/1530
    • ACT Range 31/34
    • Average HS GPA 3.91*
    • Students: 11,586
    • Tuition:$56,382
      Admissions Standards  Exceptionally High Standards
    • Your 4.0 GPA  Avg
    • Acceptance Rate 15%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 18%
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    Tufts University

    • SAT Range 1350/1520
    • ACT Range 31/34
    • Average HS GPA 3.8
    • Students: 14,458
    • Tuition:$51,306
      Admissions Standards  Exceptionally High Standards
    • Your 4.0 GPA  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 19%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 27%
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    Emory University